Born: 1892, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd June 1918; age 26; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich – in the Post Office Rifles.

Employed: Ipswich Post Office.

Rank: Rifleman; Service Number: 608732.

Regiment: London Regiment (London Irish Rifles), 18th Battalion.

Formerly 372601, 8th London Regiment.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Montigny Communal Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George & Anna Hale, of 13, Khartoum Road, Ipswich.




1901   Kirby Street, Ipswich.


Alfred was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

George Hale, 42, a Postman, born Coddenham, Suffolk.

Anna Hale (nee Page), 43, born Crowfield, Suffolk.

George Albert Hale, 19, a Postman, born Ipswich.

Frank Herbert Hale, a Baker, born Ipswich.

Emily Anna Hale, 15, born Ipswich.


1911   13, Khartoum Road, Ipswich.


Alfred was 18 years old, a Restaurant Porter. He was living with his parents & siblings.

George, 52, a Postman.

Anna, 53.

Bertie Robert Hale, 31, a Tram Motorman – Borough Council Corporation, born Crowfield.

Frank, 26, a Baker.

Emily, 25.

1 boarder.

Alfred is also remembered on the war memorial at the Royal Mail Centre, Commercial Road, Ipswich.

post office

London Regiment (London Irish Rifles), 18th Battalion:

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